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Page border with St Peter and St Paul; the saints stand with their emblems on either side of the title; in the four corners are the symbols of the Evangelists; at top-centre, a shield with the Basel staff and below at centre, Petri's printer's mark; first used as title-page to Das neuw Testament recht grüntlich teutsch..., Basel, A. Petri, 1522 (2°); this impression is from Ptolemaeus, Geographia Universalis, Basel, H. Petri, 1545 (or 1552?), p. 32 (recto); on verso the map of France. 1522
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Height: 244 millimetres (borderlines)
Width: 168 millimetres
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- Cut by Lützelburger after a design by Holbein.
A second impression (from another edition, with date and inscription) is on the same mount.
See F. Hieronymus, Basler Buchillustration 1500 bis 1545, exh. cat. Basel 1984, no. 391.
C. Müller: Hans Holbein d. J. Die Druckgraphik im Kupferstichkabinett Basel, exh. cat. 1997, no. 40.
G. Bartrum, German Renaissance Prints 1490-1550, BM exh. cat. 1995, no. 227.
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